The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 28 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Retail 47 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.44% 7.31% 7.26%
As % of the General category 19.03% 15.07% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 27
Median daily rate £463 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £355 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 247 365 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 33.84% 48.54% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 149 146
Median daily rate £411 £418 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +17.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.67 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.12% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.33 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £14.40 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
4 17 (17.71%) Automotive
5 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.54%) Project Management
8 12 (12.50%) Degree
9 11 (11.46%) Banking
9 11 (11.46%) Oracle
9 11 (11.46%) IT Strategy
10 10 (10.42%) SQL
10 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.38%) ITIL
11 9 (9.38%) Java
11 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.38%) B2C
11 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (8.33%) OO
13 7 (7.29%) Avaya
13 7 (7.29%) C#
13 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.29%) MVC
13 7 (7.29%) Change Management
13 7 (7.29%) German Language
13 7 (7.29%) BDD
14 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.13%) CMS
1 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.04%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.08%) Google Checkout
4 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.13%) VoIP
4 2 (2.08%) ADSL
4 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) LAN
4 2 (2.08%) MPLS
4 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.04%) ATM
5 1 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) Endeca
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SSDT
5 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Power BI
5 1 (1.04%) Redis
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
1 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.08%) Ant
2 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.08%) Hudson
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Maven
2 2 (2.08%) Subversion
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.04%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Automotive
3 11 (11.46%) Banking
4 7 (7.29%) German Language
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Billing
6 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.54%) Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Azure Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.08%) HR Data Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) jQuery
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 4 (4.17%) Fluent NHibernate
3 4 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (4.17%) Spring
4 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) CSS
5 2 (2.08%) EJB
5 2 (2.08%) Java EE
5 2 (2.08%) JSP
5 2 (2.08%) JSTL
5 2 (2.08%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) IVR
3 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.08%) e-Health
5 2 (2.08%) EPoS
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) PMI
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Unix
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (3.13%) MVS
3 3 (3.13%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.08%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.54%) Project Management
5 11 (11.46%) IT Strategy
6 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.38%) B2C
7 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (9.38%) ITIL
8 8 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (7.29%) BDD
9 7 (7.29%) Change Management
9 7 (7.29%) MVC
10 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.25%) TDD
11 5 (5.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) Java
2 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (2.08%) C
6 2 (2.08%) C++
6 2 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) ABAP
7 1 (1.04%) F#
7 1 (1.04%) Perl
7 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) CISSP
2 3 (3.13%) CLAS
2 3 (3.13%) GIAC
2 3 (3.13%) MBA
2 3 (3.13%) PhD
2 3 (3.13%) SANS
3 2 (2.08%) ACCA
3 2 (2.08%) APMG
3 2 (2.08%) CCNA
3 2 (2.08%) CIMA
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) PMO
3 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.08%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.04%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) PowerHA
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) CA Wily
1 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Avaya
4 6 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) Cognos
6 3 (3.13%) F5
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) CA
7 2 (2.08%) Coremetrics
7 2 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) hybris
7 2 (2.08%) Nimsoft
7 2 (2.08%) PayPal
7 2 (2.08%) Veritas
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) Brocade
8 1 (1.04%) Fujitsu
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